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TIPS AND TRICKS
carry minimum survival essentials:
- first-aid kit
- map and compass
(click here to see Compass Setup Song)
- fire-building supplies (flint stick, waterproof matches)
- shelter-building supplies (space blanket, 8x12 sheet of plastic)
- folding saw
- signal flares
- water needs (can for boiling, purification tablets, or filter)
setting out on your adventure, replace the batteries in your
flashlight (J.F., Kitchener, ON).
selecting a site for a shelter, watch for and stay away from
a) widowmakers (dead or leaning trees that could come crashing
down), and b) proximity to beavers, who will cause a tree to
come down where you least expect it!
a hat! This will protect you not only from sunny rays but also
your knives sharp. Accidents happen when it doesn't cut and
then you try to use force, and the knife slips (K.E., Kitchener,
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